Aire & Calder Navigation, Castleford, West Yorkshire

Aire & Calder Navigation, Castleford, West Yorkshire
Photograph taken January 1993 © Crown copyright.NMR ref: aa93/01050

From the middle of the 19th century increasing competition from the railways caused canal companies to look for more competitive methods of transport. One solution was the use of trains of compartment boats pulled by tugs.

Location

West Yorkshire Castleford

Period

1990s (1990 - 1999)

Tags

transport industry canal coal barge 1990s (1990 - 1999)